FREE Dishcloth Crochet Pattern Worked in the Front Loops Only
Here is a simple dishcloth crochet pattern to make for yourself or to give as a gift. It also works up quick and easy, making it great for selling at your local flea market.
It’s worked in the front loops only, using the single and half double crochet stitches. The stitch pattern not only gives you a nice texture, but it also creates a soft fabric that’s great for washing dishes and other cleaning.
In addition, since the pattern is so simple, you could increase the starting chains to any number you like and crochet an entire afghan.
Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton #4
Crochet Hook: I/9-5.50mm
Finished Size: 7″ by 7″
RS = Right Side
WS = Wrong Side
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Flo = Front Loops Only
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Sc = Single Crochet
Ch 23, or any number you like.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and into each ch across. Turn. [22 sc]
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, working in flo, hdc in first sc and into each sc across. Turn. [22 hdc]
Row 3: Ch 1, working in flo, sc in first hdc and into each hdc across. Turn.
Rows 4-15: Repeat rows 2 and 3 omitting last turn at row 15.
With RS facing, sc evenly around working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc. Fasten Off.
This pattern is also available on Ravelry as a PDF file.